Walt Dasher of G&R Farms Awarded 2022 Honorary State FFA Degree at Annual Georgia State FFA Convention

June 20, 2022 G&R Farms

During the 2022 annual Georgia State FFA Convention, Walt Dasher of G&R Farms in Glennville, GA was awarded an Honorary Degree from the Georgia State FFA Association. This award is bestowed upon those deserving for their demonstration of outstanding service to agricultural education and Georgia FFA.

Opportunity Mapping for Horticultural Waste Streams

Approximately 74% of Canadian fruits and vegetables are wasted before they reach consumers for a myriad of reasons.  To tackle this issue and help increase the industry’s environmental sustainability, Vineland Research and Innovation Centre (Vineland) examined underutilized waste streams for the top seven Canadian produce crops including potatoes, apples, field tomatoes, greenhouse tomatoes, greenhouse cucumbers, onions and carrots and identified the range of opportunities for managing these by-products.

USDA to Conduct Vote on South Texas Onion Marketing Order

May 4, 2022 USDA

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that it will conduct another referendum among South Texas onion producers to determine their level of support for continuing their federal marketing order.

Boosting the Nutritional Bounty of Carrots and Onions

May 2, 2022 USDA ARS

Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists are looking to beef up your salad—not with complementary slices of tender chicken, steak or other meat but rather new, improved varieties of carrot and onion.

SUNIONS Marketing/PR Campaign Earns Over 20M Impressions

March 25, 2022 SUNIONS

SUNIONS®, the world’s first tearless and sweet onion, is proud to announce that their PR and marketing campaign has reached 20 million impressions for the 2021-2022 season so far. These impressions were gained through a combination of earned PR coverage, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest. It is an encouraging sign for a brand of onion that continues to experience year-over-year growth at retail.